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29nov01

Dr. Rick Aster at the South Pole

Dr. Rick Aster, professor of geophysics, sent his greetings to New Mexico Tech from the South Pole on November 27. Dr Aster was visiting the pole with IRIS Consortium Global Seismic Network Program Manager Rhett Butler to investigate deploying a supersensitive seismic array in the Polar icecap. NMT Geophysics Program Ph.D. student Kent Anderson also visited the Pole this year to pursue this project.